Sports Memorabilia Posts

History of Vintage Collectible Foam Fingers, Hands and Beyond

History of Vintage Collectible Foam Fingers, Hands and Beyond
Written by
Christopher C. Wuensch

There’s only one true way to show the world that your sport memorabilia collection is No. 1. That’s with a novelty Foam Finger held triumphantly toward the sky. This classic piece of sports fandom has become a staple at ballparks, stadiums and arenas the world over, where they’ve been stylized to just about every sports […]

Sports History & Memorabilia: Bucky Dents the Boston Red Sox

Sports History & Memorabilia: Bucky Dents the Boston Red Sox
Written by
Neil Scherer

  It would take 27 years after Thomson’s dramatic Polo Grounds Home Run before baseball would experience another playoff home run that would be almost as memorable. The 1978 season ended with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees tied with 99-63 records. By winning a coin toss the Red Sox would host the […]

Sports History & Memorabilia: Michael Phelps Splashes Into the Olympic Record Books

Sports History & Memorabilia: Michael Phelps Splashes Into the Olympic Record Books
Written by
Neil Scherer

Michael Phelps became an Olympic legend in the summer of 2008 when the American swimmer won eight gold medals in the Beijing pools en route to what many regard as one of the greatest performances in sports history. Sports historian and sports/art dealer Neil Scherer takes us back to those exciting days in China and […]

Sports History & Memorabilia: Remembering Babe Ruth’s Three Home Run World Series Games

Sports History & Memorabilia: Remembering Babe Ruth’s Three Home Run World Series Games
Written by
Neil Scherer

On Oct 6, 1926, Babe Ruth, “The Bambino,” would put on one of the greatest exhibitions of batting, hitting a trio of home runs agains the St. Louis Cardinals at Sportsman Park in Game 4 of the World Series. The New York Yankees trailed 2 games to 1 and finally broke out of their scoring […]

Kickoff! Here are 10 Valuable Autographed NFL and NCAA Football Helmets!

Kickoff! Here are 10 Valuable Autographed NFL and NCAA Football Helmets!

The NFL and NCAA have kicked off their 2023-24 football seasons! hobbyDB is home to hundreds of signed NFL and NCAA football helmets, as well as autographed lids for baseball, hockey and NASCAR, plus lots more. Who are some of our favorite players and teams, the ones with the most valuable football helmets on hobbyDB? […]

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